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IMPLANTABLE SENSOR MEASURES BRAIN TUMOR OXYGEN

IMPLANTABLE SENSOR MEASURES BRAIN TUMOR OXYGEN 2

Unlike healthy cells, cancer cells thrive when deprived of oxygen. Tumors in low-oxygen environments tend to be more resistant to therapy and spread more aggressively to other parts of the body. Measuring tumors’ oxygen levels could help physicians make decisions about treatments, but there’s currently no reliable, noninvasive way to make such measurements. However, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) …

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